Mukundara Hills National Park is a national park in Rajasthan.
Located across four districts- Kota, Budi, Chittorgarh and Jhalawar, this tiger reserve covers a whopping 759 sq km with a core area of 417 sq km and a buffer zone of 342.82 sq km. This big cat habitat is surrounded by the beautiful rivers of Ramzan, Ahu, Kali and Chambal, which form its boundaries and is nestled between two stunning parallel mountains, Mukundara and Gagrola.
Not only is this reserve a breathtaking scenic treat, but it’s also a haven for wild animals and nature enthusiasts. With the Rajasthan government recommending the National Tiger Conservation Authority to declare the area a protected zone, the Mukundara Hills Tiger Reserve was declared a national park in August 2012, ensuring that the wildlife and biodiversity of the area are well protected.
The reserve serves as an extension to the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve and is a secure habitat for various animals like wild boars, nilgai, sloth bears, deer, and cheetah. It also boasts a high population of wolves and antelopes and is a heaven for bird lovers with over 266 unique species of birds.
Without any tigers for a long time till RT-91 a prime adult male tiger, who is popularly known as “Mirza arrived. Yes. This majestic creature was honey-trapped, tranquilized and transported to the Darrah Range in the Ramgarh Sanctuary and has now acclimatized to his new surroundings. An 82 sq km area within the park has been enclosed to secure his habitat, and for the time being, no tourism will be allowed.
In conclusion, the Mukundara Hills Tiger Reserve is the perfect place to escape from the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature. Whether you’re a wildlife enthusiast or just looking for a scenic adventure, this tiger reserve is the perfect place to be. While the reserve is still under development, we can’t wait to see what the future holds for this magnificent big cat habitat. So, what are you waiting for?